Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)

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The best prices from El Paso to Chicago are usually found in May or August, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
El Paso (ELP) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best ELP to CHI flight in 2022: compare El Paso to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
ELP - CHI
Price
$266 - $419
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$266

From El Paso to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$151

One-way flight from El Paso to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from El Paso to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 52% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from El Paso to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 34% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from El Paso to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from El Paso to Chicago at least 23 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from El Paso to Chicago for as little as $377 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $457 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from El Paso to Chicago?

May can be a great time to fly to Chicago from El Paso with a flight ticket averaging about $340. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $158. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ELP to CHI flights for January, February
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$181pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$210pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$234pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

El Paso to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from El Paso found for this year
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$181pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$210pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$234pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

Non-stop flights to Chicago from El Paso

Save time with El Paso to Chicago direct flight deals
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$392pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
9 Jul - 16 Jul
$432pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
8 Feb - 11 Feb
$442pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Last minute flights from El Paso to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from El Paso, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$341pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$353pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$354pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

One-way flights to Chicago from El Paso

The cheapest one-way flights from El Paso to Chicago
1:00 am - 11:43 am
Delta
2 Stops
9h 43m
ELP - MDW
Delta
$151
Delta
5:17 pm - 1:02 am
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 45m
ELP - ORD
Frontier
$152
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 7:10 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
16h 10m
ELP - ORD
United Airlines
$163
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">El Paso</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From El Paso to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from El Paso to Chicago?

Located just 7.2 mi from the city center, El Paso is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from El Paso. Booking flights from El Paso (ELP) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 6 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier flying from El Paso to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $271.

Are there nonstop flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from El Paso to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from El Paso to Chicago is less than $508.

Are there last-minute flights available from El Paso to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 15+ open flights from El Paso to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $292, Delta will fly you from El Paso to Chicago and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on American Airlines for as low as $292. Delta is currently priced 14% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from El Paso to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from El Paso to Chicago are Frontier ($65), Delta ($146), and United Airlines ($163).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from El Paso to Chicago?

Before booking your flight from El Paso to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from El Paso to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from El Paso, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Lufthansa (100%), Republic Airways (100%), Gulf Air( 100%).

What are the cheapest flights from El Paso to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $98. While the most popular route (El Paso - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $234 on average our data indicates $219 when flying from El Paso to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from El Paso?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from El Paso need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from El Paso must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from El Paso are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to El Paso from Chicago?

Returning to El Paso from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to El Paso.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering El Paso.

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Alternative routes for El Paso to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from El Paso to Chicago.
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing El Paso

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from El Paso to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$78 $181 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$97 $425 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$98 $337 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$181 $396 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from El Paso to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from El Paso towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of ELP to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of ELP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ELP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ELP to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from El Paso to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from El Paso to Chicago.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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